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  1. Annapolis County council highlights from December 16Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Nova News Now

    ... Change and Economic Development. On Friday (December 19) he would be attending a meeting at the new library in Halifax. District 6 - Councillor Alex Morrison spoke of the great success of the Meet-n-Greet held on December 9 with a large crowd of ...

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  2. Wolfville athletes among Athletics N.S. award winnersRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Nova News Now

    ... of the year, while David Bambrick, also of Wolfville, was named para male athlete of the year. Ueli Albert, a Halifax resident who coaches the Valley Athletics team in Wolfville, was the male winner of the coach excellence award. Pam LeJean, one of ...

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  3. 6 Times Holiday Decorations Turned into DisastersRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Live Science

    ... Natalie Yanchar, an associate professor of surgery in the Division of Pediatric Surgery at Dalhousie University, in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Other, similar cases have been reported. Another 2-year-old child with noisy breathing and hoarseness had an ...

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  4. Nova Scotia: Rowling shoutout to Potter posterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Nova News Now

    A Harry Potter-themed poster created by a Halifax youth group is getting major buzz after getting the stamp of approval from J.K. Rowling, the creator of the Potter universe. During a Dec. 16 Q&A session on Twitter with her nearly four million followers, Rowling was asked if Hogwarts had any LGBTQ students.

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  5. Ask Deb NelsonRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

    ... estions and pictures to: Ask Deb Nelson c/o Herald Homes, The Chronicle Herald 2717 Joseph Howe Drive, P.O. Box 610, Halifax, N.S. B3J 2T2 or email to dnelson@herald.ca.

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  6. Ikea broker thinks N.S. will get storeRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

    Michael Smith of MyBoxBuyer.com, a company that brokers IKEA purchases for Nova Scotians, believes Ikea will return to the Halifax-Dartmouth market when it opens 10 small-format stores across the country. A Nova Scotia expert on Swedish ready-to-assemble furniture is preparing to welcome Ikea Canada back to the Halifax-Dartmouth market after the retail giant exited decades ago.

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  7. Lockheed Martin lands $6.5-million payroll rebate with NSBIRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

    Lockheed Martin Canada has signed on to receive up to $6.5 million in payroll rebates for its Dartmouth operations through Nova Scotia Business Inc. The aerospace company located on Highfield Park Drive has signed a seven-year incentive agreement with the agency that calls for a minimum maintenance of 200 jobs over the next seven years and encourages the creation of up to 70 positions. "We've built an extremely talented and advanced workforce here in Nova Scotia through our work on the Canadian naval command and control systems for Halifax-class frigates," Glenn Copeland of Lockheed Martin Canada said in a news release.

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  8. Airports & travelers prepare for the busiest weekend of the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | GlobalNews

    There are still six days to go until the big day, but Christmas is already in the air at the Halifax Stanfield International Airport, just outside Halifax, N.S. Airport officials expect the holiday rush to start on Friday evening, with thousands of travelers catching flights. "We usually get 12-13 thousand people a day on average.

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  9. Pratt & Whitney to spend $67 million on Enfield facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Chronicle Herald

    Pratt & Whitney Canada will spend about $67-million on upgrades over the next six years at its facility at the Halifax Aerotech Business Park in Enfield. The Nova Scotia government will contribute up to $13.4 million - or 20 per cent of the total investment - to the project in the form of a capital rebate through Economic and Rural Development, according to an announcement Friday.

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  10. Federal economic approach to immigration could - backfire' in Nova Scotia: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Nova News Now

    Dr. Nisha Waqas never feels like she's "away from home" thanks to friends and family in Halifax, but is hoping new recommendations from the Atlantic Immigration Research Fund lead to changes that could finally help her practice here. The first symposium of the Atlantic Immigration Research Fund was held in May, and a report on its recommendations was released Thursday at the Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia in Halifax.

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  11. Nova Scotia Power warns customers of phone scamRead the original story

    Friday | Nova News Now

    ... Beverley Ware said, in a news release. "Nova Scotia Power does not ask for payment via prepaid credit cards." Halifax Regional Police and the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre have been alerted to the situation, she said, and any customers who are ...

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  12. NS government spending millions on payroll rebates for Lockheed Martin CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | GlobalNews

    The Nova Scotia government is spending up to $6.5 million over seven years in payroll rebates for Lockheed Martin Canada. The government says the company will be required to maintain 200 positions at its Halifax offices and is being encouraged to create 70 more jobs.

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  13. Harry Potter author singles out Nova Scotia poster for praiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Guardian

    A Harry Potter-themed poster created by a Halifax youth group is getting major buzz after getting the stamp of approval from J.K. Rowling, the creator of the Potter universe. During a Dec. 16 Q&A session on Twitter with her nearly four million followers, Rowling was asked if Hogwarts had any LGBTQ students.

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  14. Regina home builders honouredRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Regina Leader Post

    Two Regina home builders, Homes by Dream and Munro Homes Ltd., have been selected as finalists in the 2014 Canadian Home Builders' Association national SAM awards, the Regina Region Home Builders Association said in a press release Thursday. The awards, which celebrate excellence in new homes, home renovation and community development across Canada, will be presented at the CHBA's 72nd national conference on March 6, 2015 in Halifax, N.S. Both Regina companies were nominated in the best production home category.

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  15. Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling singles out Nova Scotia-created poster for praiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Nova News Now

    A Harry Potter-themed poster created by a Halifax youth group is getting major buzz after getting the stamp of approval from J.K. Rowling, the creator of the Potter universe. During a Dec. 16 Q&A session on Twitter with her nearly four million followers, Rowling was asked if Hogwarts had any LGBTQ students.

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  16. Intelivote Releases Trends in Electronic Voting for 48 Ontario MunicipalitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | PRWeb

    ... to have a higher web to phone voting ratios as well. About Intelivote Systems Inc. Founded in 2003, and based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Intelivote is one of the world's most experienced, and Canada's leading supplier, of eVoting election services ...

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  17. Bail set for man charged in child porn caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Cape Cod Times

    ... defender from the Committee for Public Counsel Services, court records state. In early October, investigators in Halifax, Nova Scotia, told Falmouth police that Gray was suspected of enticing a child for sex in their jurisdiction, police said. An ...

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  18. TAYLOR: Pump review waste of money; N.S. should just end gas regulationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Chronicle Herald

    ... any other amounts Service Nova Scotia currently collects, says David Collins, vice-president of Wilson Fuel Co. of Halifax. One wonders what will happen if any of the monitors malfunction. Service Nova Scotia will need to have a team of technicians ...

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  19. Argentina to play Canada in Halifax in international volleyball actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Chronicle Herald

    Volleyball Canada confirmed on Thursday that Halifax will be among three cities to stage FIVB World League matches this season. The Canadian men's team will meet Cuba on May 17-18 in Calgary, Argentina in Halifax on June 5-6 and Bulgaria in Summerside, P.E.I., on June 12-13.

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  20. Across the globe, car renters may meet potholesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Washington Post

    She's flying to Halifax, Nova Scotia, in July to attend a conference with her husband and then taking a few days to explore Canada's scenic Maritime provinces. But she's heard about surcharges imposed on older drivers, mandatory insurance requirements and other unanticipated fees.

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